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fight with marines. final forensic tests are being carried out to confirm it is one of mexico's most wanted men. the u.s. had offered $5 million for his capture. lawyers representing the libyan government tell the international criminal court that gaddafi should be tried in his home country. he is accused of committing more crimes against the rebels who overthrew his father last year. they are expected to argue he would not receive a fair trial in libya. american scientists say they are upset about the debris arriving a 200-ton dock was found to be carrying 100,000 species that threaten local marine life. and still to come on gmt, celebrations in uganda will be live as the east african nation marks 50 years of independence. >> a secret agent who infiltrated the i.r.a. on behalf of british securities says ehe's been abandoned by those he served and left with mental health problems as a result. he has lived under a false identity for almost 30 years after revealing sensitive information in one of the biggest criminal trials in irish and british history. colin campbell reports. >> raymo
and they say it is double at over 20%. events anywhere near lunchtime in mexico, but means just one thing for millions of people -- tacos. the corn tortilla is the staple food for millions of people in this large country. in recent years the price has been creeping up. it has gone up 60% under this government alone over the last six years. the mexican government has had to start importing corn needed to make tortillas. and has come at a cost of $1.5 billion or more per year for the mexican state. it's not just at the tacos stand where prices are going up. it's also on the supermarket shelves and in the market. meat and terry have gone up over a third in the past six years. the price of the basic food baskets has risen by 50% or more. it's having a major effect on poor mexican families who previously relied on avocados, tomatoes, eggs. johnputting them towards thune del prado mexico is the second fastest -- fattest nations on earth now. >> later, we will discuss some issues around the rising food prices with a senior figure from the united nations food and agriculture organization. amen. a
. they confirmed the bulletin body was that of the drug kingpin, one of the most wanted men in mexico. a team of forensic experts carry out a comparative analysis of the body with a photograph expert, resulting in a positive match. that result was been confirmed when the fingerprints of the deceased were compared to those of the national fingerprint database. >> but what followed was cause for dismay and some embarrassment among local and federal authorities. his body was snatched from the funeral home where it was being held by an armed gang, presumably members of los zetas. what the government hoped would be a powerful example of its military strategy against the drug gangs will only further influence the power that the ield. wheele they are deeply frustrated that the authorities don't have the body. the gang is now a shadow of its former self and lacks a clear leader. bbc news, mexico. >> this is gmt from bbc world news. i am george alagiah. the headlines, the red cross makes its first ever public appeal in spain to help those affected by the economic crisis. a pakistani schoolgirl cent of
spilt in nigeria than what was spilled in the gulf of mexico. that's a lot of oil. they also accuse shell of double standards. at the end of the day, this is a horrible p.r. situation for shell. listen to this. >> let's not forget shell has actually faced a series of lawsuits in nigeria, particularly and for many decades. we don't often hear because these are minor cases. this is quite significant. shell currently contributes close to 35% of nigeria's oil production with the government. so it is a major reputation risk and this is coming on the back of fines by regulators to the tune of $5 billion against shell for environmental pollution. so it's a perennial theme we're seeing time and time again. >> we were just trying to work out there -- >> yeah, caught us in the act. >> we were talking serious things here. is this a one day thing? >> i believe so. it could drag on, but i will keep you up to date. credit rating agency having a go. downgraded it. yep, the pressure on madrid is just piling on, is mounting asthma drid continues to resist asking for a full blown bailout. the u.s. ra
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